Dose

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See also: dose, dosé, dôse, and dōse

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spread via the Lower Rhineland from Middle Low German dōse and Middle Dutch dose. Probably from Latin dosis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dose f (genitive Dose, plural Dosen, diminutive Döschen n)

  1. box (container made from metal or plastic, less often wood)
  2. tin; can (air-tight container for food)
  3. (informal, most often diminutive) vagina; vulva

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (air-tight metal container): Büchse

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Dose in Duden online